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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1998.
The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1998: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1998?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1998 Street Corner Symphony, closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 79 performances
  • 02 Feb 1998 Daniel Baldwin hospitalized in NYC for cocaine overdose
  • 03 Feb 1998 Britain issues a set of Princess Diana stamps
  • 04 Feb 1998 An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale in northeast Afghanistan kills more than 5,000.
  • 05 Feb 1998 Alberto Acciarito convicted of harassing his ex-wife Ingrid Rossellini
  • 06 Feb 1998 Washington National Airport is renamed Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
  • 07 Feb 1998 18th Winter Olympic games open at Nagano Japan
  • 08 Feb 1998 NHL stops season until February 24th to accommodate the Olympics.
  • 09 Feb 1998 6th annual ESPY Awards
  • 10 Feb 1998 Olympic figure skater Peggy Fleming undergoes breast cancer surgery
  • 11 Feb 1998 Lyrics to "Candle in the Wind 1997" auctioned for $442,500.
  • 12 Feb 1998 Freak, opens at Cort Theater, New York City
  • 14 Feb 1998 An oil tanker train collides with a freight train in Yaounde, Cameroon, spilling fuel oil. One person scavenging the oil drops a lit cigarette, creating a massive explosion which kills 120.
  • 15 Feb 1998 Daytona 500 race
  • 16 Feb 1998 Tellabs Inc acquires Coherent Communications Systems for $670 million.
  • 17 Feb 1998 Diane Zamora, 20, Naval Academy cadet convicted of capital murder
  • 18 Feb 1998 Robert Merrill, songwriter ("Funny Girl"), commits suicide at age 76.
  • 19 Feb 1998 Soyuz TM-26 lands
  • 20 Feb 1998 UN Secretary General Kofi Annan lands in Baghdad, for peace negotiations
  • 21 Feb 1998 Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open
  • 22 Feb 1998 King & I, closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 781 performances
  • 23 Feb 1998 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Charleston SC on WAVF 96.1 FM
  • 24 Feb 1998 Elton John knighted
  • 25 Feb 1998 40th Grammy Awards
  • 26 Feb 1998 Total solar eclipse in Venezuela-Pacific Ocean (4 minutes 9 seconds).
  • 27 Feb 1998 14th Soap Opera Digest Awards
  • 28 Feb 1998 View From the Bridge, closes at Criterion Theater, New York City

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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I Remember Mama

I Remember Mama

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka, Philip Dorn

Country: United States of America

The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

Country: United States of America

The Patsy

The Patsy

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, Orville Caldwell, Marie Dressler, Lawrence Gray

Country: United States of America

Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bob Balaban

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1998?
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Night Train by Martin Amis

Night Train

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Detective Mike Hoolihan has seen it all. A fifteen-year veteran of the force, she's gone from walking a beat, to robbery, to homicide.

The Partner by John Grisham

The Partner

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

The Investigators by W. E. B. Griffin

The Investigators

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A brutal crime...A group of urban terrorists...An investigation of dirty cops...The leads in these supposedly unconnected cases have become tangled in some very ugly--and dangerous--knots.

The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts

The Man Who Listens To Horses

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Monty Roberts is a real-life horse whisperer–an American original whose gentle Join-Up® training method reveals the depth of communication possible between man and animal.

Comanche Moon by Larry McMurtry

Comanche Moon

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The epic four-volume cycle that began with Larry McMurty's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, Lonesome Dove, is completed with this brilliant and haunting novel - a capstone in a mighty tradition of storytelling.